Stunning, isn’t it? If you follow this blog, then you might recognize this view of La Majella from my dad’s village of Salle in Abruzzo. Over the past month, I’ve been working with a good friend and web designer, along with a talented graphic artist, on a new and improved Majella Home Cooking website. This […]
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The town of Sulmona in Abruzzo is one of my favorite places in all of Italy. Last summer, my family and I attended the annual Giostra Cavalleresca — a Palio-like festival and horse race that dates back to the Renaissance. The wonderful travel website Abruzzo Up N’ Down just published a piece I wrote about […]
An exciting day! A story that I wrote about my full-circle experience in my father’s hometown of Salle, Abruzzo is featured on the Life in Abruzzo website. Life in Abruzzo is a fantastic English-language website dedicated to the promotion of travel in the region. Please read my story by clicking on the link below and […]
The Feast of Sant’Antonio Abate was celebrated throughout Southern Italy on January 17th. Please check out http://www.deliciousitaly.com/homepage/press-releases/item/2101-feast-of-sant-antonio-abate-abruzzo.html to read an article I wrote for Delicious Italy about the celebration in my dad’s hometown of Salle. (Photo below taken by my friend Francesco of this year’s bonfire in Salle.)
Michelle DiBenedetto-Capobianco is a corporate lawyer-turned-private chef in New York. Restless in her legal career, Michelle began to spend each summer at her family home overlooking the Majella (pronounced “mah-yel-lah”) mountain in the central Italian region of Abruzzo where she studied real Italian cooking with talented home cooks and culinary professionals. Michelle now organizes creative small group tours of Abruzzo for visitors from around the globe.
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